Cyrus Fred Broadhead

3 October 1877–24 March 1964 (Age 86)
Hartford, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life of Cyrus Fred

When Cyrus Fred Broadhead was born on 3 October 1877, in Hartford, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, his father, Daniel Webster Broadhead, was 29 and his mother, Florence Matilda Paige, was 27. He lived in Decatur, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 24 March 1964, in Falls Township, Chase, Kansas, United States, at the age of 86.

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Cyrus Fred Broadhead
Anna C Carter

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Webster Broadhead


    Florence Matilda Paige





    Lula Broadhead


    Grace Ercel Broadhead



    Katrina Broadhead


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World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English (Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a broad headland, i.e. a spur of a mountain, from Middle English brode ‘broad’ + heved ‘head’.2 Americanized form of German Breithaupt or any of the cognates in other languages.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Cyrus Fred Brodhed in household of Daniel H Brodhed, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fredie Broadhead in household of Daniel Broadhead, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cyrus Fred Broadhead, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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